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Kids Play Piano Registration Now Happening For Students Ages 4-6

Introduce your young musician to the piano through the use of color, numbers, and the musical alphabet. Students will start to develop rhythm and finger dexterity too!  A great fun beginning to your students adventure in music. MECA offers special youth lessons for musicians ages 4 - 6 years old. From the very beginning, with Kids Play Piano, there's no better place to start exploring your child's musical adventure. These 15 minute "private" lessons provide a general music background and hands on instruction in a FUN environment.  Offered on Thursday & Saturday. Time slots are limited. Please call to reserve a time for your little musician. 847-741-3324

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Yamaha pianos and keyboards at MECA

Music Education Centers is pleased to announce an Affiliate Agreement with PianoForte-Chicago that brings Yamaha pianos and electronic keyboards to MECA. Come see the selection, quality and value we have to offer.

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Past Events

MECA Fall Recital - Sunday - November 3, 2019

On Sunday, November 3rd, MECA held it's 14th annual fall recital. What a great event for the students, parents, caregivers, relatives and our MECA teachers - a showcase for our talented students. So proud of them all and again, our thanks to the parents and caregivers for their continued support of music education and our business. Enjoy a few of the pictures in Photos.

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MECA CREATES came to Danny's On Douglas Oct 26th, 2019

Our rock band camp-MECA Creates rocked at Danny's On Douglas on Saturday, October 26th.  Watch for pictures being posted from the event and the bands of our students that played. Call 847-741-3324 for details.

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MECA Creates rocked the ribs at Elgin RibFest on - Saturday - June 15, 2019

MECA CREATES Rocked The Ribs at Elgin RibFest with MECA bands who performed before a huge crowd on the "Big Stage" (ALL MECA STUDENTS). Be part of the FUN at the next MECA CREATES......call MECA at (847) 741-3324 for information on the next MECA CREATES .

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MECA Spring Recital - Saturday - May 11, 2019

MECA's 14th Annual Spring Recital was held on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Hosanna Lutheran Church in St. Charles.  We want to thank all the students, parents and caregivers and our talented teachers for making it such a special event - a great stage for showcasing the talents of our students and teachers. Thanks again to all that participated and a special thank you to our parents and caregivers for their continued support of music and music education.  As always, we sincerely appreciate your business.

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MECA's HOLIDAY PREVIEW SALE - December 3rd to 8th, 2018

MECA's Holiday Preview Sale will be held December 3rd to December 8th, 2018 at our store [222 Randall Road - So. Elgin, IL - (847) 741-3324]. 10% OFF the Entire Store (excluding lessons & reeds) - that's 10% OFF EVERYTHING in the store except lessons & reeds......Music, Accessories, Gifts, Pianos, Organs & MORE.

MECA's 14th Annual Fall Recitall was held on Saturday, October 27, 2018

MECA's 14th Annual Fall Recital was held on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Hosanna Lutheran Church in St. Charles.  We want to thank all the parents and caregivers and our talented teachers for making it such a special event - a great stage for showcasing the talents of our students and teachers.  Thanks to all that participated and a special thank-you to our parents and care-givers for their continued support of music and music education.  We appreciate your business.

Yamaha PIANO SALE - September 7 - 9, 2018 - Once In A Lifetime SAVINGS !!

Music Education Centers and PianoForte announce a 3 day only PIANO SALE to be held in our South Elgin Store (222 Randall Rd. - So. Elgin) - New & Used YAMAHA pianos - Baby Grands, Grands, Player Pianos, Uprights, Digitals and More. By appointment ONLY on Friday & Saturday September 7 & 8 (For Appointments call (312) 291-0291) and Open To The Public on Sunday September 9th: 12:00p - 5:00p. Once in a lifetime savings!!

KIDS PLAY PIANO classes coming in July 2018

Give your little ones their first introduction to music & piano playing. Classes begin July 11, 2018 for 6 weeks (ending August 15th). Small groups for 40 minutes a week for students ages 4-6.  For more information or to reserve a space in class phone 847-741-3324.

MECA Creates rocks Elgin RibFest on Father's Day - June 17, 2018

MECA CREATES Rocked The Ribs at Elgin RibFest on Father's Day - June 17, 2018. We are so proud of all the 12 bands who performed before a huge crowd on the "Big Stage" (ALL MECA STUDENTS). Thanks to our students, teachers and Miss Barb for making this event a "HOT" hit.  Looking forward to our next great adventure (the bar is really high now). You will find additional photos on our Facebook Page and here under "PHOTOS".

MECA Spring Recital - May 5, 2018

A beautiful day for MECA students to demonstrate their musical skills during MECA's Annual Spring Recital (our 13th year serving the musical needs of the Fox Valley), held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Hosanna Lutheran Church in St. Charles.  What a great event and stage for showing the talents of our students and teachers.  We are so proud of you all !!  Thanks to all that participated and a special "thank you" to our parents and care-givers for their support of music and music education.  We appreciate your continued support of our business.

Free Trial Lesson Week - March 5 - 10, 2018

FREE TRIAL LESSON WEEK - March 5th - 10th, 2018. Any instrument or vocal - Limited to NEW STUDENTS and ONLY One Free Trial Lesson per student - call (847) 741-3324 to arrange your FREE TRIAL lesson day and time. That's NO COST folks.......Hurry !!

MECA students perform at Culver's in South Elgin for Christmas

On December 20th & 21st, 2017, MECA students performed for patrons of Culver's in South Elgin with a variety of Christmas tunes. Thanks to Culver's for allowing our students to entertain their customers while they enjoyed those famous Culver entrees.

MECA Fall Recital held on Saturday, November 18, 2017

MECA's Annual Fall Recital for MECA students was held on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Hosanna Lutheran Church in St. Charles.  What a great event and stage for showing the talents of our students and teachers.  Thanks to all that participated and a special thank you to our parents and care-givers for their support of music and music education.  We appreciate your business.

MECA CREATES Halloween Came Alive on October 28, 2017

MECA Creates came alive for Halloween at Danny's On Douglas in Elgin on October 28, 2017.  Thanks to the 10 student bands that participated and the over 200 people who came to watch, celebrate and be entertained. What a great event.

MECA At Kane County Senior Expo - September 13, 2017

MECA participated in the Senior Expo at Kane County Fair Grounds as part of it's Fun After 50 new student recruitment drive.  Don't need to know how to play and don't need an instrument to participate. Call (847) 741-3324 today to sign up for lessons or for more information! 

MECA Participates in Dury Lane Senior Expo

Even Abe Lincoln and Mary Todd could not resist taking a demo on the Lowrey EZP 7 as MECA participated in Dury Lane's Senior  Expo on Tuesday and Wednesday (August 22 & 23rd 2017) - held at Dury Lane's facility.  Free on the spot lessons and  prizes, and MECA offered our 10 week "Fun After 50" lesson program to participants.  Call MECA at (847) 741-3324 for more information on our "Fun After 50" programs.

MECA CREATES

The next great live on stage performance of our students and their MECA CREATES LIVE bands was held on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at RibFest in Elgin.  We are so proud of the 14 bands (all MECA students) that performed on stage before over 200 of their friends, family and admirers.  Thanks to our students, teachers and Miss Barb for making this event such a hit.  Looking forward to our next great adventure.  Look for photos of this event in this website.

MECA's 12th Annual Spring Recital

MECA's 12th Annual Spring Recital was held Friday, May 19, 2017 and Saturday, May 20, 2017. We want to thank all our students, parents, caregivers and friends - and a special thanks to all of our talented teachers - for making this event so successful. We are so proud of your musical talents.    

MECA Participates in Dell Webb Senior Expo - Elgin, Illinois

MECA participated in Dell Webb's Senior Business Expo on Saturday, April 22, 2017 - held at Dell Webb's Edgewater community in Elgin.  Free on the spot lessons, prizes and give-aways.  MECA offered our 10 week "Fun After 50" lesson program to participants.  Call MECA at (847) 741-3324 for more information on our "Fun After 50" programs.

MECA's 12th Annual Winter Recital

MECA's 12th Annual Winter Recital was held on Friday - January 20, 2017 and  Saturday - January 28, 2017.  Thanks to all our students, parents, caregivers and friends - and a special thanks to all of our talented teachers - for making this event so successful.

MECA Senior Expo - NOW ENROLLING

MECA participated in the Senior Expo at Dupage County Fair Grounds as part of it's Fun After 50 new student recruitment drive.  Call today to sign up for lessons or for more information! 

MECA CREATES On Stage

On Saturday - October 15, 2016, MECA held it's latest, great performance of our students and the MECA CREATES bands they have formed - playing for their families, friends and admirers at Danny's on Douglas in Elgin, Illinois. 

MECA's 11th Anniversary Sale!

This September, MECA celebrated its 11th years of music education and sales! As a way to say thank you, we had a month long sale! Featuring 11% off music accessories*, $11 private lesson registration fee, and FREE group classes on guitar and ukulele. It's the perfect time to celebrate and save.

 

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MECA's HOLIDAY PREVIEW SALE - December 3rd to 8th, 2018

MECA's Holiday Preview Sale will be held December 3rd to December 8th, 2018 at our store [222 Randall Road - So. Elgin, IL - (847) 741-3324]. 10% OFF the Entire Store (excluding lessons & reeds) - that's 10% OFF EVERYTHING in the store except lessons & reeds......Music, Accessories, Gifts, Pianos, Organs & MORE.

MECA's 14th Annual Fall Recitall was held on Saturday, October 27, 2018

MECA's 14th Annual Fall Recital was held on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Hosanna Lutheran Church in St. Charles.  We want to thank all the parents and caregivers and our talented teachers for making it such a special event - a great stage for showcasing the talents of our students and teachers.  Thanks to all that participated and a special thank-you to our parents and care-givers for their continued support of music and music education.  We appreciate your business.

Yamaha PIANO SALE - September 7 - 9, 2018 - Once In A Lifetime SAVINGS !!

Music Education Centers and PianoForte announce a 3 day only PIANO SALE to be held in our South Elgin Store (222 Randall Rd. - So. Elgin) - New & Used YAMAHA pianos - Baby Grands, Grands, Player Pianos, Uprights, Digitals and More. By appointment ONLY on Friday & Saturday September 7 & 8 (For Appointments call (312) 291-0291) and Open To The Public on Sunday September 9th: 12:00p - 5:00p. Once in a lifetime savings!!

KIDS PLAY PIANO classes coming in July 2018

Give your little ones their first introduction to music & piano playing. Classes begin July 11, 2018 for 6 weeks (ending August 15th). Small groups for 40 minutes a week for students ages 4-6.  For more information or to reserve a space in class phone 847-741-3324.

MECA Creates rocks Elgin RibFest on Father's Day - June 17, 2018

MECA CREATES Rocked The Ribs at Elgin RibFest on Father's Day - June 17, 2018. We are so proud of all the 12 bands who performed before a huge crowd on the "Big Stage" (ALL MECA STUDENTS). Thanks to our students, teachers and Miss Barb for making this event a "HOT" hit.  Looking forward to our next great adventure (the bar is really high now). You will find additional photos on our Facebook Page and here under "PHOTOS".

MECA Spring Recital - May 5, 2018

A beautiful day for MECA students to demonstrate their musical skills during MECA's Annual Spring Recital (our 13th year serving the musical needs of the Fox Valley), held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Hosanna Lutheran Church in St. Charles.  What a great event and stage for showing the talents of our students and teachers.  We are so proud of you all !!  Thanks to all that participated and a special "thank you" to our parents and care-givers for their support of music and music education.  We appreciate your continued support of our business.

Free Trial Lesson Week - March 5 - 10, 2018

FREE TRIAL LESSON WEEK - March 5th - 10th, 2018. Any instrument or vocal - Limited to NEW STUDENTS and ONLY One Free Trial Lesson per student - call (847) 741-3324 to arrange your FREE TRIAL lesson day and time. That's NO COST folks.......Hurry !!

MECA students perform at Culver's in South Elgin for Christmas

On December 20th & 21st, 2017, MECA students performed for patrons of Culver's in South Elgin with a variety of Christmas tunes. Thanks to Culver's for allowing our students to entertain their customers while they enjoyed those famous Culver entrees.

MECA Fall Recital held on Saturday, November 18, 2017

MECA's Annual Fall Recital for MECA students was held on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Hosanna Lutheran Church in St. Charles.  What a great event and stage for showing the talents of our students and teachers.  Thanks to all that participated and a special thank you to our parents and care-givers for their support of music and music education.  We appreciate your business.

MECA CREATES Halloween Came Alive on October 28, 2017

MECA Creates came alive for Halloween at Danny's On Douglas in Elgin on October 28, 2017.  Thanks to the 10 student bands that participated and the over 200 people who came to watch, celebrate and be entertained. What a great event.

MECA At Kane County Senior Expo - September 13, 2017

MECA participated in the Senior Expo at Kane County Fair Grounds as part of it's Fun After 50 new student recruitment drive.  Don't need to know how to play and don't need an instrument to participate. Call (847) 741-3324 today to sign up for lessons or for more information! 

MECA Participates in Dury Lane Senior Expo

Even Abe Lincoln and Mary Todd could not resist taking a demo on the Lowrey EZP 7 as MECA participated in Dury Lane's Senior  Expo on Tuesday and Wednesday (August 22 & 23rd 2017) - held at Dury Lane's facility.  Free on the spot lessons and  prizes, and MECA offered our 10 week "Fun After 50" lesson program to participants.  Call MECA at (847) 741-3324 for more information on our "Fun After 50" programs.

MECA CREATES

The next great live on stage performance of our students and their MECA CREATES LIVE bands was held on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at RibFest in Elgin.  We are so proud of the 14 bands (all MECA students) that performed on stage before over 200 of their friends, family and admirers.  Thanks to our students, teachers and Miss Barb for making this event such a hit.  Looking forward to our next great adventure.  Look for photos of this event in this website.

MECA's 12th Annual Spring Recital

MECA's 12th Annual Spring Recital was held Friday, May 19, 2017 and Saturday, May 20, 2017. We want to thank all our students, parents, caregivers and friends - and a special thanks to all of our talented teachers - for making this event so successful. We are so proud of your musical talents.    

MECA Participates in Dell Webb Senior Expo - Elgin, Illinois

MECA participated in Dell Webb's Senior Business Expo on Saturday, April 22, 2017 - held at Dell Webb's Edgewater community in Elgin.  Free on the spot lessons, prizes and give-aways.  MECA offered our 10 week "Fun After 50" lesson program to participants.  Call MECA at (847) 741-3324 for more information on our "Fun After 50" programs.

MECA's 12th Annual Winter Recital

MECA's 12th Annual Winter Recital was held on Friday - January 20, 2017 and  Saturday - January 28, 2017.  Thanks to all our students, parents, caregivers and friends - and a special thanks to all of our talented teachers - for making this event so successful.

MECA Senior Expo - NOW ENROLLING

MECA participated in the Senior Expo at Dupage County Fair Grounds as part of it's Fun After 50 new student recruitment drive.  Call today to sign up for lessons or for more information! 

MECA CREATES On Stage

On Saturday - October 15, 2016, MECA held it's latest, great performance of our students and the MECA CREATES bands they have formed - playing for their families, friends and admirers at Danny's on Douglas in Elgin, Illinois. 

MECA's 11th Anniversary Sale!

This September, MECA celebrated its 11th years of music education and sales! As a way to say thank you, we had a month long sale! Featuring 11% off music accessories*, $11 private lesson registration fee, and FREE group classes on guitar and ukulele. It's the perfect time to celebrate and save.

 

*some restrictions apply.

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